77889 Trade Marks Law6cp; offered either by distance, requiring no attendance, or on-campus
Requisite(s): (77896c Legal Process and Intellectual Property Overview OR (70115 Perspectives on Law AND 70120 Legal Method and Research) OR 60 credit points of completed study in spk(s): C04148 Master of Law and Legal Practice OR 77905c Preparing for Intellectual Property Practice)
The lower case 'c' after the subject code indicates that the subject is a corequisite. See definitions for details.
These requisites may not apply to students in certain courses.
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.
Anti-requisite(s): 78192 Trade Marks Law
This subject provides an understanding of the principles of trade marks and the trade mark system in Australia. Topics covered include passing off and unfair competition, registrability issues, comparison of trade marks and assessment of deceptive similarity, ownership and authorship of trade marks, requirements of use in relation to trade marks, grounds of opposition, and infringement and post-registration maintenance of trade marks.
This subject is accredited by the Professional Standards Board as fulfilling part of the qualifications for registration as a Patent Attorney or Trade Mark Attorney in Australia.
Detailed subject description.
- 2013 contribution for commencing Commonwealth-supported students: $1224 (Note: Students who commenced prior to 1 January 2010 should consult the Fees Calculator by Subject for relevant student contribution charges for Commonwealth-supported students. Not all students are eligible for Commonwealth-supported places.)
- 2013 amount for undergraduate domestic fee-paying students: $3101 (Note: Fees for postgraduate domestic fee-paying students and international students are charged according to the course they are enrolled in. Students should refer to the annual fees schedule.)
- Subject EFTSL: 0.125